World Record Sophie Germain prime found!
On 9 April 2011 6:31:14 UTC, PrimeGrid’s Sophie Germain Prime Search found a World Record Sophie Germain prime:18543637900515*2666667-1The prime is 200,701 digits long, eclipsing the previous record of 79,911 digits. It enters Chris Caldwell's “The Largest Known Primes Database”(http://primes.utm.edu/primes) ranked 1st for Sophie Germain primes.The discovery was made by Philipp Bliedung (pabliedung) of the United States using an Intel Core i7 950 @ 3.07GHz with 12 GB RAM running Linux. Philipp is a member of the USA team.The prime was verified on 9 April 2012 9:36:15 UTC, by Lee Blyth (IshtarIS) of Australia using an Intel Core i7 2600k @ 3.40GHz with 8 GB RAM running Windows 7 Ultimate. Lee is a member of the Ishtar team.For more details, please see the official announcement.